Today In The ECHL – March 30

Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (44-18-6) at Trenton Titans (36-26-7) 7:00 ET

* Atlantic City is 4-4-1 against Trenton in 2003-04 and 14-12-3 all-time in the regular season.
* Trenton’s Chris Houle is 4-2-1 with a 1.69 goals against average and a shutout in seven home games.
* Bullies lead the ECHL in goals allowed with 2.25 goals per game.
* Titans are 12-for-28 (42.9 percent) on the power play in their last five games.

Gwinnett Gladiators (39-22-7) at Greensboro Generals (39-29-1) 7:00 ET

* Greensboro is 4-2-0 all-time against Gwinnett after a 4-3 overtime win on March 13.
* Gwinnett’s Kevin Doell has nine points (5g-4a) in his last five games and leads ECHL rookies with 32 goals.
* Generals’ Jamie Hodson is 6-3-0 with a 2.42 goals against average in his last nine games.
* Gladiators have four shutouts in their last five games outscoring their opponent 21-3.

Augusta Lynx (31-30-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (37-27-4) 7:05 ET

* South Carolina is 2-3-0 against Augusta in 2003-04 and 21-11-5 all-time in the regular season.
* Lynx’ Jason Saal is 7-1-0 with a 2.20 goals against average and two shutouts in his last nine games.
* Stingrays’ David Brumby is 10-13-2 and is tied for third in the ECHL with a .929 save percentage.
* Augusta’s Louis Goulet has two power-play goals and 12 points (5g-7a) in five games against the Stingrays.

Mississippi Sea Wolves (42-19-7) at Columbus Cottonmouths (36-25-7) 7:30 ET

* Mississippi is 6-2-0 against Columbus in 2003-04 and 12-3-0 all-time in the regular season.
* Cottonmouths lead the ECHL on the penalty kill with 88.3 percent (280-for-317).
* Sea Wolves’ Brent Gauvreau has a 13-game point streak (9g-11a), which ties the team record.
* Columbus’ Jason Tapp is 15-7-4 and is tied for the ECHL lead with five shutouts.

Texas Wildcatters (20-43-5) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (38-21-9) 7:05 CT

* Pensacola is 8-3-2 all-time against Texas after a 9-6 win on March 28.
* Texas’ Cory Morgan has five power-play goals and 13 points (5g-8a) in 12 games in March.
* Ice Pilots’ Tyler Beechey scored four goals and tallied an assist in Sunday’s 9-6 win at Texas.
* Wildcatters’ Mark Scally is 2-1-0 with a 2.94 goals against average in his last three games.

Alaska Aces (36-27-5) at Fresno Falcons (21-42-6) 7:00 PT

* Alaska is 7-2-1 against Fresno in 2003-04 after a 5-4 overtime win on February 16.
* Falcons have a season-high four-game home win streak dating back to March 3.
* Aces’ Kimbi Daniels (0g-8a) and Mark Smith (4g-4a) each have eight points in their last five games.
* Fresno’s Kris Porter has four power-play goals and 13 points (8g-5a) in 13 games in March.

Idaho Steelheads (38-22-8) at Las Vegas Wranglers (42-20-6) 7:05 PT

* Idaho is 4-4-1 all-time against Las Vegas after a 4-3 overtime loss on March 20.
* Wranglers’ Marc Magliarditi is 4-0-0 with a 0.75 goals against average and two shutouts in his last four games.
* Jan Kopecky leads the Steelheads with 53 points (23g-30a) and 19 power-play points (7g-12a).
* Las Vegas’ Dave Cousineau is tied for the ECHL rookie lead with 11 power-play goals and is tied for second among defensemen with four game-winning goals.

2004 Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Gwinnett can clinch a Kelly Cup Playoffs berth on Tuesday if:

Gwinnett wins AND Columbus loses

OR

Gwinnett loses in overtime/shootout AND Columbus loses in regulation

Pensacola can clinch a Kelly Cup Playoffs berth on Tuesday if:

Pensacola wins AND Columbus loses

OR

Pensacola loses in overtime/shootout AND Columbus loses in regulation

Most Shutouts, Individual, Career
20 – Marc Magliarditi, 1997 to present
18 – Daniel Berthiaume, 1994 to present
16 – Jason Saal, 1996 to present
14 – David Brumby, 1996 to present
Maxime Gingras, 1998-2003
13 – Scott Stirling, 2000 to present
Sandy Allan, 1996-2002

Most Shutouts, Season
11 – Wheeling Nailers, 2003-04
10 – Louisiana IceGators, 2001-02
9 – Jackson Bandits, 2002-03
Trenton Titans, 2000-01
Richmond Renegades, 1998-99
8 – Columbus Cottonmouths, 2003-04
Atlantic City, 2003-04
Peoria, 2003-04

Most Minutes Played By A Goaltender, Season
3,723 – Mark Michaud, Hampton Roads, 1993-94
3,600 – Brian Eklund, Pensacola, 2003-04
3,471 – Greg Hewitt, Mobile, 2001-02
3,454 – Kirk Daubenspeck, South Carolina, 2002-03
3,408 – Jan Lasak, Hampton Roads, 1999-2000

Most Shutouts, Season
7 – Frederic Cloutier, Louisiana, 2001-02
David Brumby, Jackson, 1999-2000
Maxime Gingras, Richmond, 1998-99
5 – several players, most recently by: Jason Tapp, Columbus, 2003-04
Derek Gustafson, Louisiana, 2003-04

Most Wins By A Goaltender, Season
38 – Mark Michaud, Hampton Roads, 1993-94
36 – Brian Eklund, Pensacola, 2003-04
Kirk Daubenspeck, South Carolina, 2002-03
Jan Lasak, Hampton Roads, 1999-2000
Doug Bonner, Louisiana, 1997-98
Marc Delorme, Louisiana, 1996-97

Most Wins, Season
56 – Louisiana IceGators, 2001-02
53 – Florida Everblades, 1999-2000
51 – Pee Dee Pride, 1998-99
50 – Wheeling Nailers, 2003-04
Trenton Titans, 2000-01

Most Road Wins, Season
26 – Louisiana IceGators, 2001-02
25 – Trenton Titans, 2000-01
Florida Everblades, 1999-2000
23 – Pee Dee Pride, 1999-2000
Peoria Rivermen, 1999-2000
Charlotte Checkers, 1995-96
22 – Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies, 2003-04
Peoria Rivermen, 2003-04

Most Wins, First Season
46 – San Diego Gulls (46-13-10), 2003-04
Toledo Storm (46-15-3), 1991-92
45 – Florida Everblades (45-20-5), 1998-99
43 – Peoria Rivermen (43-21-6), 1996-97
Louisiana IceGators (43-21-6-10), 1995-96